David Schenker

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah: Threatening not only Cyprus but all maritime activity in the Eastern Mediterranean (Image: X/Twitter)

Cyprus and the Hezbollah maritime threat

July 4, 2024 | David Schenker, Farzin Nadimi, Hanin Ghaddar

The world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford steams alongside USNS Laramie during a fueling-at-sea in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on October 11, 2023 (Image: US Navy)

Can a wider war with Iran and its proxies be prevented?

November 2, 2023 | David Schenker

Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdul-Aziz bin Salman with IAEA head Rafael Grossi (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Saudi Arabia’s problematic nuclear “asks”

August 29, 2023 | David Schenker, Simon Henderson

The pace, scope, and content of Saudi Arabia’s ongoing transformation are impressive, as visitors to the country can see for themselves (Image: Shutterstock)

Essay: To Kingdom Come

November 23, 2022 | David Schenker, Robert Satloff

Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi Arabia is sticking with its OPEC+ oil deals with Russia (Image: Flickr)

Putin’s war has Mideast countries hedging their bets

April 1, 2022 | David Schenker

Lebanon finally gets a new President

Lebanon finally gets a new President

November 28, 2016 | David Schenker

Five Things to Do to Topple Assad

Five Things to Do to Topple Assad

August 30, 2011 | David Schenker

Lebanon’s Government by Murder

November 1, 2007 | David Schenker